To Previous City OCM Worldfest 2012: Xalapa, Mexico to Next City

WorldFest Passpart Thursday  August 2nd - Every Thursday night from Jun. 21 to
Aug. 2nd, except the week of July 4th  Omaha Children's Museum,
is celebrating the culture of Omaha's Six  Sister Cities. Tonight the
Worldfest: A Sister City Celebration!
focuses on Xalapa, Mexico
Mexican Food & Snack - Guawa Nectar juice Making Flowers Mexican tap Dance Piñatas breaking


Before the event begins ...

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 The Entrance
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"Carefree"
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One of the Dancer
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The Store ready
Next yet ready for visitor
Right: Sister City Map
Mexican
Snack &
Fruits
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< Food decoration
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Lotería ready
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Flower items ready


... with Ethical Displays

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Mother
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Come in! - For tonight's culture experience.

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Waiting for ..
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Noisy welcome &
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Check-in
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 with dancer
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My Passport with nation flag sticker


The store and Mexican Snack & Fruits

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Mexican
Peso
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The Store   The Food Line ends Guawa Nectar juice Food Table before this event


Lotería - a bingo type word-picture association game.

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Making Flowers

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Mexican Dancers - Group Photos...

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performance
in the theater


Jose Villegas has
a Red necktie
 


In the Theater ... Dance & Piñatas
  Some Tap dancing

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The Audience
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Start of Dance
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Two Ladies
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 Tap dancing
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Around blocks
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  Clapping Dance & More

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Clapping dance
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Tap Dancing
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  Some Children joining at the end

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near the
Sister City
Map
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Piñatas - Children take turn hitting the Piñatas, Hoping to break it. There were a two Piñatas.

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 Attacking
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A cone broken off
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Candy is out
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Gathering  Cady
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  Note: a little Girl carries away this Piñata, after both were broken


The Animal Piñata

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Attacking
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Lost a Leg
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Spin the Piñata
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Gathering  Cady
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Previous Year Xalapa, Mexico Night

2011
Main Floor
Ethical Displays - before the event begins Making Flowers Lotería - a bingo type word-picture association game. Lot  of Mexican Snack & Fruits Pressing Tortillas shells Swing at Piñatas  



Omaha Children's Museum - Worldfest 2012: Xalapa, Mexico
 

Based on Gallery by MINO STUDIO


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